What To Look For When Buying A Wine Fridge…

What To Look For When Buying A Wine Fridge…

…’Coz you’re that Cool.

I was going through my notes from when I was working on a story (the only one I wrote for Robb Report) on tips to choose a perfect wine cooler. If you have reached that point in your life that you own Pinot Noir, Merlot and Chandon, and,know the difference between tannin and acidity, here’s what you should look at when buying a wine fridge.

Basic Level: The Generics of Buying a Wine Cooler

Q: How many bottles of wine can be stored?

Q: Are their different temperature zones? Considering a tropical country like ours?

Q: Are there different compartments for red, white and sparkling wines?

Q: Is it a normal refrigerator with a compressor? Or is it thermoelectric?

Q: Does it have gliding racks and shelves?

How To Buy a Wine Fridge by Be For Beauty. Image by Flickr under CCl
How To Buy a Wine Fridge by Be For Beauty. Image by Flickr under CCl

 

Intermediate Level: Specifics of installing and enjoying a wine chiller

Q: Where should you ideally install the cooler in your home?

Q: Does the temperature of the room (it is installed in) have an effect on the wine?

Q: Should you buy a credenza?

Q: What kind of technology does it use?

Q: Can you buy a fridge with the same temperature and store both, red and white wines?

How To Buy a Wine Fridge by Be For Beauty. In Photo: Pragati Siddhanti
How To Buy a Wine Fridge by Be For Beauty. In Photo: Pragati Siddhanti

Expert Level: Two Questions You Need to Ask Before Paying for a Wine Fridge

Q: Can a wine mature while in the cooler?

Q: Is there an alarm system when there is a problem with the cooler, door, temperature or humidity?

 

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